Tourism Minister P A Mohamed Riyas today inaugurated the Tourism Investment Facilitation Cell set up at the office of Kerala Tourism Infrastructure Ltd (KTIL), Thycaud here.
The facility, set up by the Tourism Department, is aimed to take forward the projects that came up at the Tourism Investors Meet (TIM) held in the city in November last and fast-track the processing of the investment proposals made at the event.
Corporation Mayor Arya Rajendran; Tourism Secretary Biju K; Tourism Director PB Nooh; KTIL Chairman S K Sajeesh; KTIL Managing Director Dr Manoj Kumar and Past President of KTM Baby Mathew were also present.
On the occasion, investors AyurSansara and Rehab Village handed over their investment proposals to the Tourism Minister.
TIM, organized by the Tourism Department, generated overwhelming response among the investors, who came up with a raft of project proposals to seize on immense opportunities offered by tourism in the state.
It was then decided to open a Tourism Investment Facilitation Cell in the city to process the projects for their time-bound implementation. The Facilitation Cell will consider fresh project proposals also.
The Tourism Additional Director (General) has been appointed as Convener of TIM Facilitation Cell and Chairman KTIL as Co-Convenor.